Captive State (original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
Format: COMPACT DISC
Rob Simonsen, London Contemporary Orchestra, Hugh Brunt (conductor)
John Goodman as a government official is tasked with uniting the world against a common extra-terrestrial enemyMusic by Rob Simonsen, co-composer of Academy Award Best Score winning soundtrack Life of PiMAIN CASTJohn Goodman (10 Cloverfield Lane, Barton Fink, Argo),Vera Farmiga (Up in the Air, The Departed, Orphan),Aston Sanders (Moonlight, The Retrieval, The Equalizer 2),Jonathan Majors (Hostiles, White Boy Rick, TV: When We Rise)INFOSet in a Chicago neighborhood nearly a decade after an occupation by an extra-terrestrial force, CAPTIVE STATE explores the lives on both sides of the conflicts - the collaborators and the dissidents.ABOUT THE COMPOSERHaving learned to play the piano at a young age and with an educational background in jazz, electronic and traditional orchestral music, Rob Simonsen has lent his scoring talents to a wide range of film projects. Since the early 2000s, he’s worked on an expansive list of film soundtracks, among them Love, Simon, Nerve, Foxcatcher, The Way, Way Back and The Spectacular Now. Under the apprenticeship of composer Mychael Danna, Simonsen worked on films like 500 Days of Summer and Moneyball, in addition to collaborating with Danna on his Academy Award-winning score for Ang Lee’s Life of Pi. In addition to his lengthy catalogue of film scores, Simonsen is the founder of The Echo Society, a Los Angeles-based non-profit artist collective. Surrounding himself with a network of like-minded artists, Simonsen founded The Echo Society in order to connect, inspire, challenge and enrich the creative community in Los Angeles by sponsoring live, professional sonic/visual performances and offering immersive and interactive audience experiences.